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poncho, horseman (poncho)
poncho, horseman (poncho)
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
173.5 x 181.1 cm (68 5/16 x 71 5/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.108
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Very large poncho, two pieces joined at center seam, neck opening, solid colored and narrow patterned stripes, predominantly dk. blue with tan, lt. blue, multicolored edge binding, fragments of multicolored fringe.
Catalogue #113, p. 97, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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